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Must-sees for your gay Netflix account

Gay favorites on Netflix

It's no secret that I'm in an open relationship with my Netflix instant account. I watch a lot of documentaries and super-dramatic sad movies, but every now and then I'll indulge my inner queen and look for time wasters in the gay and lesbian genre.

Of course, even though the gays are sprinkled throughout the entertainment industry, we've yet to become fully realized when it comes to the entertainment we make for ourselves.

In other words: A lot of gay movies you'll find on Netflix are utter crap.

In an effort to solicit the best titles from our readers, I'll share with you some of my gay (and non-gay) must-sees. Be prepared for whacky tastes, and please don't hold me accountable for wasting two hours of your life on something I loved but you hated. View at your own risk.

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Interview: CNN anchor Don Lemon on coming out on cable news

CNN's weekend news anchor Don Lemon

CNN anchor Don Lemon is accustomed to reporting headlines, not making them.

But as the author of the new book, “Transparent,” Lemon decided to make public to the world what many people close to him already knew —he is gay.

Lemon anchors CNN Newsroom during weekend prime time and also serves as a correspondent, including covering the deadly tornado that hit Joplin, Mo. He came out publicly May 16 in an article published in the New York Times, which discussed the risk he is taking with his memoir.

The announcement has been well received by most people and the book tour has kept him busy giving dozens of interviews to newspapers, radio shows and TV shows.

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‘Daily Show’ goes gay for Minneapolis

Jason Jones from The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Last night on “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” correspondent Jason Jones traveled to the city by the bay to find out why the gay mecca isn't ranked as the gayest city in America in Advocate's latest list of "The Gayest Cities in America" list. In 2010, Atlanta took the top spot in Advocate's ranking, but this year Minneapolis claimed the title.

Jones compares the gay scenes from San Francisco and Minneapolis in a hilarious segment called "Minneapolis is the New Gay."

Check out the video below:

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A&E’s ‘Relapse’ features gay Atlanta man

Johnny on A&E's

Last night's episode of “Relapse” on A&E told the story of a gay Atlanta man working with a sober coach in an effort to get off drugs and alcohol. If you've never seen it, “Relapse” follows the same vein as its sister program “Intervention.”

Johnny, a male prostitute, is an alcoholic with some deep personal issues. He brings in Doug Caine, a sober coach, for seven days in an effort to turn his life around. I don't want to spoil anything for you, but it's pretty powerful stuff.

Here's A&E's episode description:

Johnny, a handsome American-Indian, lives on a beautiful estate and parties at the best restaurants. But he's a raging alcoholic who hates himself for being gay and a male prostitute. Can a sober coach get him to do the work required to save his life?